Executive Research Engineer (Fellow)
NHK - Japan Broadcasting Corporation
Yukihiro Nishida is an executive research engineer (Fellow) at the Science and Technology Research Laboratories, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK), Tokyo, Japan. He has been involved in the research and development of many areas of broadcasting technologies, including high-definition television (HDTV), ultrahigh-definition television (UHDTV), high-dynamic range (HDR) TV, digital broadcasting, video coding, multiplexing, and quality evaluation. He is also active in the standardization of broadcast technologies in the International Telecommunication Union – Radiocommunication (ITU-R) Sector and the Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (ARIB), Japan. He was appointed as the chairman of the ITU-R Study Group 6 in October 2015 and reappointed in October 2019, after having served as the vice chairman of the ITU-R Study Group 6 and the chairman of the Working Party 6B for eight years. He received a PhD degree in engineering from the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo. He is a member of SMPTE.